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Culture, Health and Wellbeing: Exploring the Differences and Similarities Across Indian and Western Cultures 2500-EN-PS-EAc-29
Seminarium (SEM) Semestr zimowy 2022/23

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 30
Limit miejsc: (brak limitu)
Zaliczenie: Zaliczenie na ocenę
Literatura:

List of Topics:

Topic 1. Conceptualization of Culture and Health

- Matsumoto, D., & Juang, L. (2013). Introduction to Culture and Psychology, pp1-33; chapter 7.Culture and health, pp180-204. In Culture and psychology, 5th edition, Wadsworth Cengage learning.

- Misra, G., & Gergen, K.J.(1993). On the place of Culture in Psychological Science. International Journal of Psychology, 28(2): 225-243.

Topic 2. Cultural construction of Health:

- Dalal, A.K., & Misra, G. (2011). Advances in the psychology of health and wellbeing. In G. Misra(Ed.),Oxford handbook of psychology in India, pp.273-285.Oxford

- Rudell, K., & Diffenbach, M.A. (2008). Current issues and new directions in psychology and health: Culture and health psychology.

Why health psychologists should care about culture. Psychology and Health, 23(4): 387-390.

Topic 3. Models of Health based in Western Culture

- Dimatteo, M.R., & Martin, L.R. (2018).Health Psychology. Chapter 1,

pp1-44., Chapter 6,pp.217-243. Pearson.

Topic 4. Indian model of health and well-being

- Dalal,A.K., & Misra, G. (2011) Psychology of Health and Wellbeing: Emergence and Development. In K. Dalal and G. Misra (Eds.), New Directions in Health Psychology,pp.1-42. Sage publications.

Topic 5.Culture, stress and Health

- Dimatteo, M.R., & Martin, L.R.(2018). Health Psychology. Chapter 9, pp.333-367, chapter 10, pp368-404. Pearson.

Topic 6. Culture, Stress and Coping

- Palsane, M.N., & Lam, D.J. (2011). Stress and Coping from Traditional Indian and Chinese perspective. In A. Dalal and G .Misra (Eds.), New Directions in Health Psychology, pp. 77-94. Sage Publication.

- Seaward, B.K.( 2018). Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-being. 9th edition, pp.209-228,pp255-267, pp.370-

390. Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Topic 7. Perceptions of Abnormality and health across cultures

- Sundarajan, L., Misra, G., & Marsella, A.J. ( 2013). Indigenous Approaches to Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mental Disorders. In: Freddy A. Paniagua and Ann-Marie

Yamada(Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health. pp. 69-88.Oxford: Academic Press,. ISBN: 978-0-12-394420-7

- Mehta,M., & Gupta, D.(2011). Therapeutic practices in mental health: Changing perspectives. In G. Misra (Ed.), Oxford handbook of Psychology in India, pp.254-272. Oxford.

Topic 8: Psychotherapy in Indian thought

- Hussain, D., & Bhushan, B. (2010). Psychology of Meditation and Health: Present Status and Future Directions. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 10(3):439-451.

- Pandey, A. (2011). Psychotherapy and Indian thought. In A. Dalal and G .Misra (Eds.), New Directions in Health Psychology, pp.259-280.Sage.

- Salagame, K.K.K. (2011): Psychology of Yoga and Yoga Psychology. In P. Nikic (Ed.), Proceedings “Yoga – the Light of Microuniverse” of the International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference “Yoga in Science – Future and Perspectives”, pp.41-55.

Topic 9. Culture and Challenges in Health psychology

- Cooper, C.R., & Denner, J. (1998). Theories Linking Culture and Psychology: Universal and Community-Specific Processes. Annual Review of Psychology, 49 :559-584.

- Rao,K.R. (2011 ). Applied Yoga Psychology. Studies of Neurophysiology of Meditation. Journal of Consciousness studies, 18(11-12):161-98.

- Singer, M.K., Dressler, W., George, S., The NIH Expert Panel.(2016). Culture: The missing link in health research. Social Science and Medicine, 170:237-246.

Topic 10. Status of Health Research and Promotion

- Dalal, A.K., & Misra, G. (2011). Advances in the psychology of health and wellbeing. In G. Misra(Ed.),Oxford handbook of psychology in India, pp.273-285.Oxford.

- Rao,K.R. (2011 ). Applied Yoga Psychology. Studies of Neurophysiology of Meditation. Journal of Consciousness studies, 18(11-12):161-98.

- Keng,S.L., Smoski,M.J., & Robins, C.J. (2011). Effects of Mindfulness on Psychological Health: A Review of Empirical Studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 31(6): 1041-1056.

Efekty uczenia się:

The students will be able to

1. Recognize the main terms used in Culture, Health and Wellbeing

2. Describe and explain the various theories and methods used in cultural and Health research applications

3. Compare and contrast the concepts and procedures in Indian psychology with the Western psychology.

4. Analyse and communicate their ideas based in Indian psychology in comparison to the Western perspective in written and oral medium of expression

5. Apply the Indian psychological constructs in comparison to those of the West to realize the mediating role of culture in health and wellbeing, Indian and Western models of Health and wellbeing, reflect upon culture’s role in cognition and managing stress.

6. Learn to understand the theoretical views, utilize the empirical findings across cultures and develop culturally sensitive techniques to enhance health and wellbeing

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Components of the assessment:

1. Research proposal and Power point Presentation of a Research proposal (Topic, objectives, review of literature, sample, analysis, theory, implication) (50+50)

2. Written exam with short essay type questions (100)

3. Experiential exercises (brief write up on a case study, focussed group discussion, role play) (30+20)

4. Participation in the class (questions asked, interacting with other students in discussions, contributing any theoretical or empirical input in the lectures, presenting new ideas related to the topics) (50)

Late Work/Missed Assignments: Work that is turned in late will receive a lower score.

For Grading the following will be used:

95% or more = 5!

90-94% = 5

80-89% = 4.5

70-79% = 4

60-69% = 3.5

50-59% = 3

below 50% = 2 (fail)

Experiential exercise 1: case study: 30 pts

Research proposal written: 50 pts

Class participation: 50 pts

Experiential exercise 2 : Focused Group discussions/role play: 20 pts

Oral Presentation of Research proposal: 50 pts

Exam (written): 100 pts

Total: 300 pts

No extensions or make-up exam/task will be allowed without prior approval and a legitimate reason, such as a serious (documented) medical emergency. If the student is going to miss class, it is his/her responsibility to let me know as soon as possible and arrange to make up any work that they will miss due to their absence.

Students can be allowed 1 unexcused absence and 2 excused absences for which they will have to do an extra assignment.

Our learning together in this course will be guided by five core values:

− Intellectual and personal honesty.

− Mutual trust and the free exchange of ideas.

− Fairness in all of our interactions.

− Respect for a wide range opinions, ideas, and persons.

− Personal responsibility and belief in the importance of action in the face of wrongdoing.

Zakres tematów:

List of Topics:

Topic 1. Conceptualization of Culture and Health

- Matsumoto, D., & Juang, L. (2013). Introduction to Culture and

Psychology, pp1-33; chapter 7.Culture and health, pp180-204.In

Culture and psychology,5th edition, Wadsworth Cengage learning.

- Misra, G., & Gergen, K.J.(1993). On the place of Culture in

Psychological Science. International Journal of Psychology, 28(2): 225-

243.

Topic 2. Cultural construction of Health:

- Dalal, A.K., & Misra, G. (2011). Advances in the psychology of health

and wellbeing. In G. Misra(Ed.),Oxford handbook of psychology in

India, pp.273-285.Oxford

- Rudell, K., & Diffenbach, M.A. (2008). Current issues and new

directions in psychology and health: Culture and health psychology.

Why health psychologists should care about culture. Psychology and

Health, 23(4): 387-390.

Topic 3. Models of Health based in Western Culture

- Dimatteo, M.R., & Martin, L.R. (2018).Health Psychology. Chapter 1,

pp1-44., Chapter 6,pp.217-243. Pearson.

Topic 4. Indian model of health and well-being

- Dalal,A.K., & Misra, G. (2011) Psychology of Health and Wellbeing:

Emergence and Development. In K. Dalal and G. Misra (Eds.), New

Directions in Health Psychology,pp.1-42. Sage publications.

Topic 5.Culture, stress and Health

- Dimatteo, M.R., & Martin, L.R.(2018). Health Psychology. Chapter 9,

pp.333-367, chapter 10, pp368-404. Pearson.

Topic 6. Culture, Stress and Coping

- Palsane, M.N., & Lam, D.J. (2011). Stress and Coping from Traditional

Indian and Chinese perspective. In A. Dalal and G .Misra (Eds.),New

Directions in Health Psychology, pp. 77-94.Sage Publication.

- Seaward, B.K.( 2018).Managing Stress:Principles and Strategies for

Health and Well-being. 9th edition, pp.209-228,pp255-267, pp.370-

390.Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Topic 7. Perceptions of Abnormality and health across cultures

- Sundarajan, L., Misra, G., & Marsella, A.J. ( 2013). Indigenous Approaches to Assessment,

Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mental Disorders. In: Freddy A. Paniagua and Ann-Marie

Yamada(Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health. pp. 69-88.Oxford: Academic Press,. ISBN:

978-0-12-394420-7

- Mehta,M., & Gupta, D.(2011). Therapeutic practices in mental health:

Changing perspectives. In G. Misra (Ed.), Oxford handbook of

Psychology in India, pp.254-272.Oxford.

Topic 8: Psychotherapy in Indian thought

- Hussain, D., & Bhushan, B. (2010). Psychology of Meditation and

Health: Present Status and Future Directions. International Journal of

Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 10(3):439-451.

- Pandey, A. (2011). Psychotherapy and Indian thought. In A. Dalal and

G .Misra (Eds.), New Directions in Health Psychology, pp.259-

280.Sage.

- Salagame, K.K.K. (2011): Psychology of Yoga and Yoga Psychology. In

P. Nikic (Ed.), Proceedings “Yoga – the Light of Microuniverse” of the

International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference “Yoga in Science –

Future and Perspectives”, pp.41-55.

Topic 9. Culture and Challenges in Health psychology

- Cooper, C.R., & Denner, J. (1998). Theories Linking Culture and

Psychology: Universal and Community-Specific Processes. Annual

Review of Psychology, 49 :559-584.

- Rao,K.R. (2011 ). Applied Yoga Psychology. Studies of

Neurophysiology of Meditation. Journal of Consciousness studies,

18(11-12):161-98.

- Singer, M.K., Dressler, W., George, S., The NIH Expert Panel.(2016).

Culture: The missing link in health research. Social Science and

Medicine, 170:237-246.

Topic 10. Status of Health Research and Promotion

- Dalal, A.K., & Misra, G. (2011). Advances in the psychology of health

and wellbeing. In G. Misra(Ed.),Oxford handbook of psychology in

India, pp.273-285.Oxford.

- Rao,K.R. (2011 ). Applied Yoga Psychology. Studies of

Neurophysiology of Meditation. Journal of Consciousness studies,

18(11-12):161-98.

- Keng,S.L., Smoski,M.J., & Robins, C.J. (2011). Effects of Mindfulness

on Psychological Health: A Review of Empirical Studies. Clinical

Psychology Review, 31(6): 1041-1056.

Metody dydaktyczne:

1. Short lectures will be given with empirical studies using power point presentations.

2. In-class experiential exercises will be given for Topic 2 where they will be involved in a writing exercise for experiencing gratitude and how it is related to wellbeing; Topic 6 where the students will be involved in muscle relaxation exercise to cope with stress; and Topic 8 where they will be involved in meditation exercise.

3. Focused group discussions on research articles

4. Role plays, case studies

5. Self reflection activities will be introduced

6. Research projects

Grupy zajęciowe

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Grupa Termin(y) Prowadzący Miejsca Liczba osób w grupie / limit miejsc Akcje
1 każdy wtorek, 9:30 - 11:45, sala 405
każdy czwartek, 8:30 - 10:00, sala 405
Meetu Khosla 10/24 szczegóły
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